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Author Powell, John A. (John Anthony)
Title Racing to justice : transforming our conceptions of self and other to build an inclusive society / John A. Powell ; foreword by David R. Roediger.
Publication Info. Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2012.
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 Law Library Course Reserves  E 184 .A1 P6637 2012    CHECKED IN
Description xxv, 301 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p.273-289) and index.
Contents Introduction: moving beyond the isolated self -- I. Race and racialization. 1. Post-racialism or targeted universalism? ; 2. The colorblind multiracial dilemma: racial categories reconsidered ; 3. The racing of American society: race functioning as a verb before signifying as a noun -- II. White privilege. 4. Interrogating privilege, transforming whites ; 5. White innocence and the courts: jurisprudential devices that obscure privilege -- III. The racialized self. 6. Dreaming of a self beyond whiteness and isolation ; 7. The multiple self: implications for law and social justice -- IV. Engagement. 8. Lessons from suffering: how social justice informs spirituality.
Subject Racism -- United States.
Equality -- United States.
Social justice -- United States.
United States -- Social policy.
ISBN 9780253006295 (cloth : alk. paper)
0253006295 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780253007353 (eb)
0253007356 (eb)
Standard No. 40021424457
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